The Tulane Hullabaloo

Jay Pharoah experiments, interacts with crowd

Josh Axelrod, Contributing Reporter

September 5, 2016

Filed under Arcade, Campus Life

When Jay Pharoah entered McAlister Auditorium, a loud sigh of relief could be heard across campus as anxious freshman traded their syllabus week groans for comedy-night laughs.On Aug. 29, Pharoah, of "Saturday Night Live," deli...

John Mulaney tailors laughs to Tulane crowd

Danny Verb l Staff Reporter

April 13, 2016

Filed under Arcade, Campus Life

McAlister Auditorium was nearly full of tired college students, waiting for John Mulaney to walk on stage at 8 p.m. last night. Known for his Netflix Specials "New in Town" and "The Comeback Kid," and various other performances...

Cat Mafia Comedy puts out hit with new show

Sam Ergina, Online Arcade Editor

April 10, 2016

Filed under Arcade

Tulane's sketch comedy group Cat Mafia Comedy, formerly known as Etch-A-Sketch Comedy, has come a long way, at least name-wise. When the group isn't worrying about copyright laws of children's toys, Cat Mafia is killing a crow...

Judah Friedlander brings hats to campus

Tyler Mead, Print Arcade Editor

October 30, 2015

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World champ and hat connoisseur Judah Friedlander will be performing Wednesday in Mcalister Auditorium.As part of the tour for his latest book, "If the Raindrops United: Drawings and Cartoons," Friedlander will grace Tulane wit...

Stand-Up Queue

Bella Gagliano, Contributing Reporter

October 12, 2015

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Tig Notaro, Amy Schumer and Aziz Ansari are three veteran comics who, in recent years, have used stand-up comedy to take a stand on prevalent issues and ideas in their respective films and series. Gone are the days of knock-knock j...

Comedian Tig Notaro delivers unrivaled performance

Tyler Mead, Print Arcade Editor

October 11, 2015

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Tig Notaro stands in a league of her own as a comedian. Few comedians could elicit a laugh from her type of anti-jokes and unique delivery. Her droll monotone mixed with a constant tinge of disappointment delighted Tulane students and local...

Etch-a-Sketch move from black box to big stage

Keala Rusher, Contributing Reporter

October 7, 2015

Filed under Arcade, Online Features

Moving from a ragtag group of theater misfits to slapping knees with the best at Hell Yes Fest, founding member Doug Kmiotek is amazed at Etch-a-Sketch, Tulane's only comedy group, and its progress.The group transitioned from...

La Nuit Sunday Roast Battles attract comedians for laughs and blasts

Keala Rusher, Contributing Reporter

September 27, 2015

Filed under Arcade, Online Features

Once a month, Sundays at La Nuit Comedy Theater are far from lazy. Comedians of all backgrounds and experience levels gather to put one another on blast and see who comes out victorious at the Sunday Roast Battles.Each battle...